Definitions for "Corneal Erosion"
spontaneous loss of a part of the surface "skin" of the eye-causes pain, light sensitivity and occasionally blurriness, and often occurs on awakening
a spontaneous breakdown of the epithelium, sometimes at the site of an earlier abrasion
mostly very painful graze of the corneal surface accompanied by an intense foreign-body feeling; as a rule, it is healed up in a few days' time.
(Eye) Loss of the outer layers of the cornea; if progressive, can lead to ulceration of the cornea.
A defect in the outer layers of the cornea that may occur without injury and may be a complication of PRK surgery.